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initiator <i>n.</i> (in oncogenesis)

Elizabeth Martin

in Concise Medical Dictionary

Ninth edition

Published in print January 2015 | ISBN: 9780199687817
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191767302
initiator n. (in oncogenesis)

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a substance that induces an irreversible change in a cell’s DNA that can result in a cancer. An example is

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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